Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has dismissed several administrative officials in the western Herat Province
Officials say at least three people have been killed and five others injured in a NATO air strike in a remote village in Afghanistan's eastern Logar Province.
U.S. President Barack Obama marked the end of more than a decade of combat in Afghanistan by paying tribute to America's military on Christmas Day.
The military chiefs of Afghanistan and Pakistan have agreed to coordinate military operations targeting Taliban bases along the two countries’ border.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says at least 60 journalists have been killed in 2014 in connection with their work.
An Iranian official says Tehran is considering new restrictions for thousands of Afghans seeking to reside in Iran.
Outgoing President Traian Basescu says Romania has committed an extra 450 troops to Afghanistan starting next year in addition to the previously announced 200 military instructors and trainers.
Officials say at least 17 people, including women and children, have been killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan.
The Pentagon says four detainees held at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. military detention facility have been repatriated to Afghanistan.
The United Nations says civilian casualties in Afghanistan reached a record high this year, up 19 percent compared to last year.
A U.S. drone strike has killed at least five militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border.
The United Nations has urged the Taliban to reduce civilians casualties in Afghanistan, but has seen no change on the ground.